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How Cultural Shows Became My Penn Tradition
Queenie | May 2, 2019
There are many traditions at Penn that you may have heard of: Throwing Toast at Franklin Field, marching down Locust Walk for Hey Day, and the Econ Scream in the quad. Alongside the popular and we...
Interacting with Philadelphia
Ria | May 1, 2019
When applying to college, one thing that I knew for sure was that I wanted to be in a city. I wanted an option for fun activities that weren’t on campus, I wanted the ability to get off campus w...
An Insider's Guide to Philly
Queenie | April 18, 2019
Philly is a diverse city. There’s always somewhere to go and something to do, see and eat. Through my time at Penn and my time living in Philly, I have come to know Philly pretty well. I’ve co...
My Quaker Days Experience
Sophie | April 11, 2019
Opening the email from Penn Admissions with the invitation to attend Quakers Days might have been the most surreal moment for me throughout the college process. Quaker Days is an event in which al...
Free Fun On Campus
Izzy | March 29, 2019
Being a Penn student comes with many perks: a beautiful campus, countless resources for student support, stellar faculty, and insightful, inspiring classmates. But it also comes with a hefty price...
A Day in the Life of a Penn Quaker
Queenie | March 25, 2019
What does a college student’s day look like? This is something I fantasized about as a high school senior after I received my acceptance from Penn. I couldn’t wait to spend my days studying in...